The Winners for the 17th Biennial West Virginia Juried Exhibition has been selected by the West Virginia Division of Culture and History
A total of 18 awards worth up to $33,000 were awarded in a ceremony at Oglebay Institute’s Stifel Fine Arts Center. There are three Governor’s Awards of $5,000 and seven Awards of Excellence of $2,000. These works awarded these citations will become part of the West Virginia State Museum contemporary art collection.
The exhibit features over seventy artworks — painting, sculpture, printmaking, drawing, photography, mixed media and crafts. The exhibition will remain on display in Wheeling until 2nd January 2012.